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It is summer in NZ! And I have been using it to do some singing research. I’ve been long interested in the Feldenkrais® method for a good while now and I am using my New Zealand Summer break to explore this method and see what benefits it brings to my singing. An experiment to discover […]

Discovering The Benefits Of The Feldenkrais® Method For Singers

difference learning singing as a child vs adult

Learning to sing as a child VS learning to sing as an adult

In this article I explain the difference between learning to sing as a child VS learning to sing as an adult. Many times I find out that adults that speak to me – perhaps new adult students -, have the established preconception that singing is an activity that must be done as a child, otherwise […]

Auckland singing classes North Shore

And we are again closing the year – already!? Time flies when you are having fun. What a year this has been! We are happy to have shared a lot of singing with our students and excited about what’s coming in 2023! But first, a little review of the 2022 highlights: 2022 highlights in Auckland […]

2022 review in Auckland Contemporary Singing School

singing showcase for kids in Auckland

Our first-ever singing performance FOR KIDS in Auckland!

Last weekend we hosted our first-ever singing performance for kids! If you have been following my blog you probably know that our singing studio in Auckland was for many years a studio exclusively for adults. In the last few years, however, due to a lot of demand from parents, we opened a singing program for kids […]

when not to practice your singing

There are many articles about how to make the most of your singing practice to become the singer you want to be. But perhaps equally important is to know when not to practice your singing.  Table of Contents What?? A vocal coach suggesting you don’t practice your singing? Not so fast. Yes, practice is crucial, […]

When NOT to practice your singing

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What is the bridge in singing

If you ever had singing lessons online or in person, or even if you did some online singing videos, you might have come across “the bridge”. But what is the bridge in singing? Also called the passagio, or the voice “break”, the bridge in singing is that zone of your voice in which you transition […]

Improve your breath support while singing

Today I want to share with you some tips on how to have good breath support while singing. A few months ago I got sick and ended up developing laryngitis. That completely took my voice away. Unfortunately, at that moment I was in which I did need to communicate verbally so I couldn’t get the […]

How to have good breath support while singing

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Beginner guide – songwriting tips for singers – PART 2

Last week I published a blog that taught you beginner songwriter tips for singers. We learned how to get started with not only writing the lyrics of your song but also how to shape them into a song structure. This week we will continue working on your song with our songwriting tips for singers, but […]

coming up with song lyrics for beginners

I created this initial guide to provide you with some useful songwriting tips for singers. Keep in mind that this is a beginner’s guide, so these songwriting tips for singers are for you if you are a singer that feels you have something to say but don’t know where to start crafting a song. Songwriting […]

Beginner guide – songwriting tips for singers – PART 1

interpreting a song for within

How to interpret a song from within – for brave singers!

How to interpret a song is a question that all singers should ask themselves. Developing a great singing technique is not all it is to the art of singing. In fact, Technique is a tiny part of it. A very important one! But do never forget that voice technique is merely a tool for you […]

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